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This Vintage 1934 Photogravure Comes Professionally Dry Mounted On 12x16 Inch Acid Free Conservation Mat Board and Ready To Place In A Standard Size Frame. Photographer: Man Ray (American born, 1890 - 1976) - Considered one of the most influential artists of the 20th century Man Ray lived most of his life in Paris, France. Best described as a modernist, he was a significant contributor to both the Dada and Surrealist art movements.While he produced major works in a variety of media, he is best known today for his avant-garde surreal imagery. His darkroom manipulated images, photograms and surreal compositions cemented his place as one of the most important figures in photographic history. Title: N/A Subject: Surreal Still Life Bird Of Paradise Flower & Egg. Date Of Negative: circa 1920's - 1933 Type Of Print: Authentic Vintage Sheet Fed Photogravure/Héliogravure. Date Of Print: 1934 Paper: Heavyweight , matte finish Print Origin. Neogravure Engraving House, Paris, France. Approximate Image Size: 11.25 x 7.5 inches Mount Board Size: 16 x 12 inches Mount Board Color: White Print Border: No - full bleed print. Condition Grade: Fine + + Verso: Professionally dry mounted with archival materials onto 4ply museum mat board. Registered Vintage Print Serial #: 20S3MR3. Certificate Of Authenticity (COA): Yes - individual hand signed COA from Fine Photo Galleries. FINE PHOTO GALLERIES is pleased to present an authentic vintage (NOT a modern reprint) 1934 sheet fed photogravure plate produced from the original negative/print by the internationally renowned photographer Man Ray. One of the most historically significant photographic artists of the 20th century, Man Ray's iconic images are held in important collections and museums throughout the world.
This sheet fed gravure print was engraved and printed in 1934 by the highly regarded Neogravure engraving house in Paris, France. Whether you collect vintage photogravure prints or are simply looking for extraordinary home or business decor, this atmospheric vintage photogravure will frame and display beautifully! This vintage photogravure print is guaranteed to be authentic and comes with a hand signed CERTIFICATE OF AUTHENTICITY (COA) with unique individual registered serial number from the Finephoto Vintage Archive & Database. Under magnification this plate shows a tight "honeycomb" cell structure, uniform pressing of ink and a wide range of tone - all indicative of a quality sheet fed photogravure print. The watermark word "Finephoto" does not appear on the actual print.
READY FOR FRAMING & DISPLAY! - The expensive engraved copper plate photogravure process and the resulting fine prints make vintage photogravures highly collectible and excellent vintage prints for framing. Your vintage print will arrive ready to be placed directly into a standard size frame.
Secure archival packaging includes water/tear resistant carrier, custom made 275 lb. Triple wall inserts, individual acid free black archival backing boards, individual ultra clear heavy duty archival print protectors and a hand signed Certificate Of Authenticity (COA) from Finephoto. ABOUT PHOTOGRAVURE: Photogravure is an intaglio print making process utilizing a carefully etched copper plate made from the original negative/image. Prints are made by pressing suitable paper heavily down upon the inked copper plate which has been intricately etched to varying depths corresponding with the actual tonality of the original negative, This precisely etched plate combined with a fine "honeycomb" screen controls the amount of ink to be transferred to the paper at any given point in direct proportion to the variation of tone in the original image.The result is a true continuous tone print which combines many qualities of a traditional silver based photograph with a tactile feel similar to an etching, engraving or lithograph. Rich in tonal detail, the photogravure process produces delicately rendered shades for a look which is unique in the world of photographic print making. In the early to mid 1900's photogravure was selected (when budgets allowed) for special high quality publishing and portfolio projects, but due to its significant expense and labor, the process is rarely seen today. From Man Ray and Ruth Bernhard to Brett Weston and Ansel Adams, many of the world's most renowned photographic masters have published their images in the rich photogravure process. Unauthorized copying or use of ANY PART of this description is prohibited. This item is in the category "Art\Art Prints". The seller is "finephoto" and is located in this country: US.
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